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by HELEN A. CLARKE
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=sLlxak5cQFgC&oe=UTF-8
Feature Films
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Our Town is a 1940 film adaptation of a play of the same name by Thornton Wilder starring William Holden, Martha Scott, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell, Guy Kibbee and Frank Craven. It was adapted by Harry Chandlee, Craven and Wilder. It was directed by Sam Wood. The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Scott, who repeated her stage role as Emily Webb, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and Aaron Copland was nominated for Best Score. This...
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Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Latimer, Robert Sloan
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Topics: Religious tolerance -- Russia History 1801-1917, Soviet Union -- Church history, Soviet Union --...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edmund Spenser
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LibriVox recording of The Faerie Queene Book 3 , by Edmund Spenser. "The Third Book of the Faerie Queene contayning the Legende of Britomartis or of Chastitie." The Faerie Queene was never completed, but it continues to be one of the most beautiful and important works of literature ever written. Spenser wrote it as a paean to the Virgin Queen Elizabeth, and to the golden age which she had brought to England. Sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh and commended by the foremost literary minds...
Topics: Elizabethan, Raleigh, Poetry, Legend, Arthur, Knight
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Delany, Samuel R.; Yamashita, Karen Tei; Zivancevic, Nina
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Second half of a panel focusing on problems associated with the translation of prose, both within one's own language and from or to other languages. Samuel R. Delany says translation is always a matter of paraphrase and of negotiating language and communication. Nina Zivancevic discusses the impossibility of translating some words and therefore, some literature. Karen Tei Yamashita discusses the diaspora of language and memory. The panel also includes a question and answer session. (Continued...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edmund Spenser
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LibriVox recording of The Faerie Queene, Book 5 , by Edmund Spenser. The Fifth Book of the Faerie Queene contayning the Legende of Artegall or of Ivstice. This masterpiece was never completed, but it continues to be one of the most beautiful and important works of literature ever written. Spenser wrote it as a paean to the Virgin Queen Elizabeth, and to the golden age which he believed she had brought to England. Sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh and commended by the foremost literary minds of...
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Topics: LibriVox, Audiobooks, Poetry, myths, legennd, Elizabethan
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edmund Spenser
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LibriVox recording of The Faerie Queene Books 6 & 7 , by Edmund Spenser 'The Sixth Book of the Faerie Queene contayning the Legende of S, Calidore or of Cvrtesie.' Apart from Books 1-6, the only surviving section of the Faerie Queene is a short isolated fragment known as the Mutabilitie Cantos (traditionally numbered Book 7, cantos 6-8); this fragment is also included in the present recording. Although the Faerie Queene was never completed, it continues to be one of the most beautiful and...
Topics: poetry, Elizabethan, Legend, Arthur, Knights, Audiobooks, Librivox
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edmund Spenser
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LibriVox recording of The Faerie Queene Book 1, by Edmund Spenser. "The First Book of the Faerie Queene Contayning The Legende of the Knight of the Red Crosse or Holinesse". The Faerie Queene was never completed, but it continues to be one of the most beautiful and important works of literature ever written. Spenser wrote it as a paean to the Virgin Queen Elizabeth, and to the golden age which she had brought to England. Sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh and commended by the foremost...
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Topics: poetry, Elizabethan, Legend, Arthur, Knights, Audiobooks, Librivox
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
by Max Fleischer
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A mad scientist attempts to blow up Manhattan. Lois Lane investigates and Superman saves the day. Animation by Steve Muffati and Arnold Gillespie, story by Seymour Kneitel and Isadore Sparber, music by Sammy Timberg. Produced in 1942.
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Topics: superman, lois lane, action comics
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
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A very superstitious cat tries to catch Buzzy for breakfast but Buzzy outsmarts him. Animation by Graham Place and John Walworth. Story by Carl Meyer and Jack Ward. Scenics by Anton Loeb. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1946.
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Topics: cartoon, noveltoon, buzzy
Prelinger Archives
by Fleischer Studios
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Surprisingly licentious advertising cartoon produced by the Fleischer brothers.
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Topics: Animation: Advertising, Automobiles: Advertising, Sexualities
Brick Films
by Spite Your Face Productions
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Created by Spite Your Face Productions for Python Pictures as a DVD extra and to promote the rerelease of the famous Python movie.
Topics: monty python, camalot, spamalot, animation, lego, holy grail, brickfilm, spite your face
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
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An animated version of the Mother Goose Story of Little Miss Muffet, using what is called "3 dimensional" animation. Part of the Nursey Rhyme Review series.
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Topics: little miss muffet, mother goose, cartoon
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
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City mouse Herman helps country mice get rid of the big bad cat. Animation by Dave Tendlar and Al Eugster. Story by Bill Turner and Larry Reilly. Scenics by Robert Owen. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1947.
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Topic: noveltoon
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
by Max Fleischer
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Memorable rendition of "St James Infirmary" by Cab Calloway
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Topics: Betty Boop, cartoon, humor
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
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Mr. and Mrs. Magpie find a new place to live and prove to be very bad neighbors. Story by John Foster. Music by Philip A. Scheib. Produced in 1946.
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Topics: terry-toon, magpie, paul terry
Animation Shorts
by Fleischer Studios
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The 26th in Fleischer Studios' Color Classics cartoon series. Hunters visit the home of a polar bear community, causing a bear parent to have to rescue its cub.
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Topics: Fleischer studios, Fleischer, Color Classics, color, classics, cartoon, polar, bear, polar bear,...
Animation Shorts
by Fleischer Studios
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The 17th of Fleischer's Color Classics series, which competed against Disney's Silly Symphonies. A Mae West-like duck draws the sultan of the chickens into a love triangle. Note that the Cinepack version of this file is in 512K, h.264 format, and while it offers excellent graphics, it will not be compatible with Quicktime and some other viewers. It looks great using vlc under Windows, or Xine under Linux.
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Topics: Fleischer, Fleischer Studios, chicken, king, cartoon, color classics, color, classics
Short Format Films
by Tom Waits & Charles Bukowski
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Tom Waits reads "The Laughing Heart" by Charles Bukowski Tom Waits reads Charles Bukowski
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Topics: Tom Waits reads Charles Bukowski, The Laughing Heart
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Henry James' classic ghost story comprises the written testimony of a young governess, charged with looking after two small children at an isolated country estate, who believes they are being haunted. As the story progresses, the governess' increasingly frenetic narration provokes the question: is she insane, or are the ghosts real? (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online...
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Topics: librivox, audio, james, ghosts, thriller, mystery, novella, Victorian
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Cratediggers
by James Joyce
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Ulysses is a novel by the Irish author James Joyce, first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, in Paris. One of the most important works of Modernist literature, it has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement". Ulysses chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904 (the day of Joyce's first...
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Topics: James Joyce, Ulysses, Ireland, Dublin, Bloomsday, Leopold Bloom, Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom,...
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Animation & Cartoons
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Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves - 1937 PD - No copyright renewal
Topics: Popeye, Olive Oyl, Ali Baba, Mystic Nights Videos
Animation & Cartoons
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Felix wants to swim and ask someone to go with him. The boy has to play piano. But because Felix saved a mouse, the mouse arranges other mice to play on the piano and the boy goes with Felix for a swim. Then a goat is eating the clothes from the boy and the went home without clothes. THE MOVIE HISTORY OF FELIX THE CAT Felix the Cat first appeared on screen as "Master Tom" in FELINE FOLLIES released on September 1, 1919. Due to the enormous popularity of his first Felix film, Paramount...
Topics: Felix the cat, cartoon
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
by Max Fleischer
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Superman is responsible for several acts of sabotage at the Yokohama Navy Yard in Japan. Lois Lane is held hostage but Superman saves the day. Animation by William Bowsky and William Henning. Music by Sammy Timberg. Produced in 1942.
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Topics: superman, max fleischer, japan
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
by Max Fleischer
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Gorgeous Fleischer Studios adaptation of the classic fairy tale, featuring Betty Boop's only appearance in full color. Surprise - she's a redhead!
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Topics: betty boop, fleischer, cinderella, fleischer studios, U.M. & M., animation, musical
Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
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Felix's goose, who lays golden eggs, is goose-napped by none other than Captain Kidd. Felix saves the day. A nice swashbuckling cartoon. Produced in 1936.
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Topics: felix the cat, captain kidd, goose
Cooking - movies
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Little Audrey makes a gingerbread man, then takes a nap and dreams that the Gingerbread Man goes to cakeland where he tries to marry his sweetheart, Angel Cake. But Devil Food Cake interferes and carries off the bride. Cop Cakes and Animal Crackers come to the rescue. Animation by G. Germanetti. Story by Bill Turner and Larry Riley. Scenics by Robert Little. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1950.
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Topics: little audrey, noveltoon, cartoon
Film Noir
by John Huston
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This is a DVD image. Beat the Devil This movie has not become a cult classic for nothing. Among its other merits, it is one of the few films where a film noir is mixed with a comedy. It’s a whose who of actors of it’s vintage and is directed by John Huston. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre.
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Topics: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
Free Music Archive
by Neal and Nancy O'Doan; Neal and Nancy O'Doan
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Written in 1864, this piece was the first of Johnannes Brahms' works for two pianos to be published.
Source: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Neal_and_Nancy_ODoan/Brahms_Sonata_in_F_Minor/
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Feature Films
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Avant-garde adaptation of the Oscar Wilde play. Rumors at the time of its production that the cast was all gay doomed its success with the mainstream public. However, the film is now perceived as a landmark of artistic cinema with its spectacle of striking visual images. With English intertitles and German subtitles.
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Topics: art film, silent, Alla Nazimova
The Video Cellar Collection
by Kenneth Brampton
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This 1920 silent film was made by Kenneth Brampton, who wrote, produced, directed and starred in it. The story concerns a real life bushranger (outlaw) named Captain Starlight, who became a national hero (like Ned Kelly). It is based on a classic Australian novel by Rolf Boldrewood (the pen name of Thomas Browne). This was the third film of the novel. The first, directed by Charles McMahon, was an early feature film made shortly after "The Story of the Kely Gang". The second was made...
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Topic: Bushrangers, Western, Australia, Kenneth Brampton
Sci-Fi / Horror
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Directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Roger Corman, Dementia 13 is the story of a greedy young woman who marries into money, but stands to loose it all when her husband dies. Not wanting to miss out, she covers up his death and sets about trying to soft-soap her mother-in-law into writing a new will. You can find out more about Dementia 13 at A Passion For Horror .
Topics: dementia 13, francis ford coppolla, roger corman, horror
California Digital Library
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Publisher's tan printed wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
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Community Audio
by Dr. Victor H. Thompson
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This is the first lecture for a Survey of American literature course. It shows how the whole idea of America was created by its rebels.
Topic: Americanrebels
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Ourmedia
by Christi Johnson, Megan E., Hilary B.
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Introduction to our new literature and movie discussion podcast about the Twilight Saga books by Stephenie Meyer.
Topics: Twilight, new mooon, eclipse, breaking dawn, vampire, werewolves, cullen
Ourmedia
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It's a character piece for piano solo of the late nineteenth century music literature.
Community Audio
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A discussion of some of the Icelandic literature on the Norse/Germanic gods.
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Topics: German, Germanic, philology, medieval, history, Iceland, Snorri
Community Audio
by Shaun McElroy
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Another great option for Students studying English 11 orr 12, or who love movies and literature.
Topics: SAS, English
Ourmedia
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Probably the most famous famous piece of the American music literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Burroughs, William S.
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First half of a William S. Burroughs lecture on Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and A Short Trip Home, and Stephen King's The Shining. Burroughs also discusses exercises for increasing awareness, books as mental film, codes of conduct, heroes, and the film of Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch. (Continues on 79p040.) Keywords: beat movement, experimental literature, consciousness in literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Aebi, Irene; Lacy, Steve; Waldman, Anne
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Irene Aebi and Steve Lacy lecture on improvisation and collaboration in jazz. Lacy and Aebi discuss their musical background and the history of putting literature to jazz. The recording includes brief performances and ends with a question and answer session.
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institiute May 15, 1980. For the duration of the class Ginsberg discusses Saphhic meter using various poems to demonstrate the ancient form. This is class 29 of 33.
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Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Corso, Gregory
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Class instructed by Gregory Corso. The class covers various topics including the Socratic Method, Nero, Masons, the French Revolution, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Roman mythology, Christianity, Post-Roman literature, Milton, and Blake. This is class 3 of 8.
Ourmedia
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This romantic “nonsense” by Edward Leer is a classic of children’s literature. Its lilting rhythm has a wonderful calming effect on the senses. It even works on crying babies! Read by Natasha Lee Lewis. Duration 2.35
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institute April 21, 1980. Ginsberg and class begin by discussing the poetry of Hart Crane and John Milton with regards to prosody. Ginsberg spends most of the rest of the class reading from and discussing John Milton's Paradise Lost. This is class 24 of 33.
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institute, April 14, 1980. Ginsberg and class read and discuss the poetry of Hart Crane, George Herbert, Henry King and Dylan Thomas. Ginsberg also speaks extensively about the notions of condensation, vision and meter. This is class 23 of 33.
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institure April 10, 1980. Ginsberg and class discuss and read from the works of Ben Jonson and Robert Herrick. Ginsberg focuses mostly on the prosody of these to poet's work. This is class 22 of 33.
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institue April 3, 1980. Ginsberg begins by discussing the prosody of Ezra Pound's Pisan Cantos, reading #80 in full, then segues into the bulk of the lecture centered around the prosody of English poet Ben Jonson. This is class 20 of 33.
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Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institute April 17, 1980. Ginsberg begins the class by discussing and reading from George Herbert. He then reads a selection of Jack Kerouac's poetry finally ending by reading and discussing selections of James Shirley and Thomas Carey's poetry. This is class 21 of 33.
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Ginsberg, Allen
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institute March 27, 1980. Ginsberg begins discussing the prosody of Robert Creeley then segues into the bulk of the lecture centered around the poetry of the English Metaphysical poet John Donne. This is class 19 of 33.
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Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Thomas, Lorenzo
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First half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. (Continues on 89p114.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Thomas, Lorenzo
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First half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. (Continues on 89p114.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Various
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LibriVox recording of Brazilian Tales, by Machado de Assis, Medeiros e Albuquerque, Coelho Neto and Carmen Dolores (Emília Bandeira de Melo), translated by Isaac Goldberg. Read by Leni Ribeiro. "Brazilian Tales" is a collection of six short stories selected by Isaac Goldberg as best representative of the Brazilian Literature of his period - the end of the 19th century. His comprehensive preface aims at familiarizing the reader with a literature that was - and still is - virtually...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, brazil, short stories, south america
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Burroughs, William S.
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Second half of a William S. Burrough lecture on Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and A Short Trip Home, and Stephen King's The Shining. Burroughs also discusses exercises for increasing awareness, books as mental film, codes of conduct, heroes, and the film of Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch. (Continued from 79p040.) Keywords: beat movement, experimental literature, consciousness in literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Burroughs, William S.
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First half of a William S. Burroughs lecture on Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and A Short Trip Home, and Stephen King's The Shining. Burroughs also discusses exercises for increasing awareness, books as mental film, codes of conduct, heroes, and the film of Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch. (Continues on 79p040.) Keywords: beat movement, experimental literature, consciousness in literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Waldman, Anne
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Second half of a class from Anne Waldman's month-long series on female writers, "Some Women Writers," during the summer of 1977. This class is about Emily Dickinson. Her life and work are discusssed in great detail. Anne reads Dickinson's work and offers information on Dickinson's biography, poetry, and letters. (Continued from 77p068.) Keyword: New American Poetry, New York School, women poets, feminist poetry, spiritualism and literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
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First half of a class from Anne Waldman's month-long series on female writers, "Some Women Writers," during the summer of 1977. The class consists of notes on Jane Austen and readings of her work, discussion of Virginia Woolf and Jean Rhys, and a discussion of the goddess and her role in women's writings. Readings make up most of the class. (Continued on 77p073.) Keyword: New American Poetry, New York School, women poets, feminist poetry, spiritualism and literature
Naropa Poetics Audio Archives
by Whalen, Philip
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Second half of a class with Philip Whalen discussing Alexander Pope's life, and the cultural context of his work. Whalen reads and discusses several works by Pope, including "The Heathen to His Departing Soul," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "A Rondeau," "An Epistle to a Doctor of Divinity...," and "The Dunciad." (Continued from 84p042.) Keywords: New American Poetry, West Coast poetry, Buddhism, 17th and 18th century literature
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 008. A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, literature, philosophy, shoe-making, bathing, and cats. (Summary by Leon Mire) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, audio book, nonfiction, short essay, history, philosophy, Robert...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Homer
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LibriVox recording of Homer's Iliad translated by Samuel Butler, read by LibriVox volunteers. The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature. The existence of a single author for the poems is disputed as the poems themselves show...
Topics: LibriVox, audio books, poetry, Ancient Greece, Greece, Homer, Iliad, mythology
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Grenville Kleiser
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LibriVox recording of Grenville Kleiser's Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases read by a variety of LibriVox members. A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embellishment of Speech and Literature, and The Improvement of the Vocabulary of Those Persons Who Read, Write, and Speak English. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B part 1 (179MB) Download M4B part 2 (262MB)
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, language
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Community Audio
by Eric Pancer
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The University of Chicago's 100-piece Symphony Orchestra, known for its imaginative productions of new works and standard symphonic literature, teams with Edgar Meyer for his First Double Bass Concerto , as well as a concerto by 19th-century bassist Giovanni Bottesini. The performance opens with Variations on a Theme of Haydn, op. 56a by Johannes Brahms.
Topics: 2009, 2000s, university of chicago, symphony, orchestra, barbara schubert, edgar meyer, bottesini,...
Source: Zoom H2 Recorder
Community Audio
by Dr. B. Keith Murphy, Ph.D.
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This lecture, by Dr. B. Keith Murphy, Ph.D., examines the narrative structures in literature and in all uses of symbols. This is the first of three parts. This lecture was recorded in Dr. Murphy's Contemporary American Fiction class (Fall 2006) at Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.
Topics: Narrative, plot, Freytag
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A collection of works that explore the rich and evocative legend of King Arthur. The exploits of Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been a staple of British literature through the centuries, drawing together themes of pagan wizardry, the search for the Holy Grail, chivalry and of course romance. (Summary by David Barnes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg May 26, 1980. Ginsberg begins the class by singing poems by Sappho and songs by William Blake and Isaac Watts accompanied by harmonium. The rest of the class is devoted to Christopher Smart's poetry, specifically "Rejoice In The Lamb" and "Jubilate Agno." This is class 32 of 33.
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A literature course, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institute May 18, 1980. Ginsberg begins the class by discussing Sapphic meter in Ancient Greek poetry. He then moves on to read various poet's take on the Greek form. Ginsberg ends the class with the students sharing their own sapphic poems. This is class 30 of 33.
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A literature class, "Basic Poetics," taught by Allen Ginsberg at The Naropa Institute May 12, 1980. Ginsberg begins the class by speaking about the heroic couplet form. Ginsberg then segues into reading and discussing the poetry of John Dryden, Simon Wastell, Thomas Vaughn, Thomas Traherne, Edward Taylor and The Earl Of Rochester. This is class 28 of 33.